Rookie Teachers Learn the Teac...

May 29, 2019 by

Rookie classroom teachers must develop certain skills and reflexes that at first must be consciously applied but later become...

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On The NY Post’s Coverag...

May 29, 2019 by

“It is the song that never ends.”  Remember that catchy tune that goes into perpetual reprise?  Not unlike...

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Know The Drill?

May 24, 2019 by

Public schools are mandated to prepare for fires, bomb-scares and other emergencies by holding drills on a regular basis. These...

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About Politicians

May 22, 2019 by

“We can’t live with them and we can’t live without them”.  That’s a phrase that is always true and...

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Know The Drill?

May 22, 2019 by

Public schools are mandated to prepare for fires, bomb-scares and other emergencies by holding drills on a regular basis. These...

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Legislation in Albany To Prote...

May 21, 2019 by

Legislation is now pending in Albany to protect New Yorkers from price gouging by hospitals on out-of-network emergency...

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Side-Effects of Education Tren...

May 15, 2019 by

In his article “If Education Advocacy Were More Like Pharmaceutical Ads”, the Fordham Institute’s Robert Pondiscio...

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Success Academy: Serial Violat...

May 14, 2019 by

Success Academy is in legal hot water, but no matter how scalding the evidence against them, they are not likely to get burned...

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Presidential Candidates of Pub...

May 13, 2019 by

Shocking disclosure:  all presidential candidates will tell their potential voters what research says they want to hear. ...

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Ron Isaac’s Faux Letter ...

May 8, 2019 by

Thank you, New York Post, for participating in this week’s National Teacher Appreciation Week, by observing a moratorium on...

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Betsy DeVos’s Speech to ...

May 8, 2019 by

In her remarks last week at the Manhattan Institute’s Award Dinner, US Secretary of Education Betsy DeVos demonstrated her...

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NYC Public Schools To Be Open ...

May 7, 2019 by

Scheduling our public schools to be open on Monday, the day before Christmas Eve and the start of winter recess could not have been a...

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Mr. Klein Goes To Albany In Ne...

May 6, 2019 by

To the charter school networks and other groups and henchmen that retain Mercury Public Affairs as their lobbyist in Albany,...

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Hundreds of Millions of Dollar...

May 3, 2019 by

The U.S. Treasury has become the Arsenal for the National Privatization of Schools. That’s what it amounts to since the federal...

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Alternate Learning Centers

May 1, 2019 by

The well-known online education site Chalkbeat’s recent article about the Alternate Learning Centers (ALCs) that serve as...

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The New York Post on Teacher U...

Apr 30, 2019 by

The  New York Post’s most recent story  ( they’ve been down this potholed road many times before)...

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The Charter School Tapeworm

Apr 29, 2019 by

The charter school tapeworm has again stolen its sustenance from the financial tract of the taxpayer. The public is legally forced to...

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The UFT Election

Apr 19, 2019 by

The UFT election was just completed, the ballots are in and the teachers union has once again demonstrated the unifying genius of...

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Public Money for Private Schoo...

Apr 16, 2019 by

Why are taxpayers forking over almost $11 million this year to pay for private schools, some of which charge upwards of $50,000...

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City’s Sharing of Person...

Apr 15, 2019 by

Charter schools are a hard sell.  Unlike public schools, they don’t sell themselves. That’s why they must...

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